January 18, 1928 – March 25, 2009
Remembering the Phenomenal Life of a Phenomenal Woman
Mom, you were that rare exceptional butterfly perched on the shoulders of eight children. You whispered pearls of wisdom in our ears to live by. You were the spring in our steps, the light in our eyes, and the joy in our hearts. You were the hand we reached for, the smile we craved, and the voice we knew so well. You were a million stars that lit up the sky to help us find our way. You were food for our souls and peace in our hearts. You were love, laughter, hugs, and kisses. You were everything right about living right. You were [and always will be the example of what it means to do better and be better when you know better. You were inspiration, possibility, strength, courage, and grace under fire! You were many things to many people. But Mom, most of all, you were God’s Beloved, His loyal and faithful servant!
Your spirit will always be the gift that keeps on giving simply because